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Implementation Framework & Plan of Action

While providing a broad framework for operationalization, NHM lists a set of core and supplementary strategies to meet its goals.

The core strategy of NHM will include decentralization of villages and district level Rural Planning and Management and to appoint ASHA for creation of awareness, to counsel women and for the mobilization of community facilities for accessing health related services. ASHA is supposed to escort pregnant women for delivery to institutions as PHC/FRU

The Ayurvedic system will improve management capacity to organize health system and Public Health Services.

Supplementary Strategies include regulation of the private sector to improve equity and reduce out of pocket expenses, foster public–private partnerships to meet national public health goals, re-orienting medical education, introduction of effective risk pooling mechanisms and social insurance to raise the health security of the poor, and taking full advantage of local health traditions.

The key features in order to achieve the goals of the Mission include making the public health delivery system fully functional and accountable to the community, human resources management, community involvement, decentralization, rigorous monitoring & evaluation against standards, convergence of health and related programmes form village level upwards, innovations and flexible financing and also interventions for improving the health indictors.

  • Framework for Implementation 2005-2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (5.01 MB)
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